Welcoming America Grant Opportunity

welcomeHelping to create or protect a welcoming environment for everyone has never been more important. Welcoming America is an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) technical assistance grantee to provide support for the refugee resettlement network.  Refugee employment and long term economic integration is an important part of the conversation.  Here’s an opportunity to make sure the important employment perspective is a part of your community plans.

The Gateways for Growth Challenge is a competitive opportunity of local communities to receive support from Welcoming America and the partnership for a New American Economy Research Fund to help develop mulit-sector plans for welcoming and integrating immigrants into local communities.

Click here to read complete information about an opportunity for your city to get support – that could even include $$$ – for developing a welcoming strategy.

The application deadline is Friday, February 5.   Contact Hannah Carswell to register for a webinar to answer frequently asked questions before January 22.



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